MSC Cruises is passionate about the Mediterranean. It embodies all the best values of this diverse and sunny area and leads cruises with great expertise. Founded in the Mediterranean in the late 1980s, it still sails the most passenger cruises of any cruise company around this area.
Value for Money and Family-Friendly
MSC Cruises is very serious about its values. It stands for authenticity, humanity, and warmth. This means that it maintains the highest standards of hospitality and value for money, and is also very family friendly. MSC cruises is ahead of the game – you can sail on one of their cruises with a good conscience, knowing that the company has gone above and beyond to make its cruises as environmentally friendly as possible. This cruise line also places great emphasis on exceeding requirements for passengers with disabilities.
MSC immerses its guests in the relaxing way of life in the Mediterranean. It delivers its guests excellent regional food and stops off at some of the most fascinating coastal towns all around Europe. MSC Cruises has a repertoire of around 2000 quality shore excursions which take the hassle out of sightseeing and allow guests to get the most out of each destination. On some of MSC’s itineraries you will dock at a fascinating new costal town almost every day!
MSC is also proud of its Grand Voyages which allow you to discover the world. MSC Cruises are a big presence in Africa and Brazil and also sail to destinations such as the Caribbean, the Emirates and the Canary Islands. Whether you choose the Suez Canal , Rio de Janeiro or Abu Dhabi, these tours have a more relaxed pace and a real feeling of exploration.
MSC Cruises has twelve ships across three classes. The differentiation in classes is in the size of the ships. If you prefer a more intimate experience, the smallest class of ships is the Lirica Class. Ships in this class have no more than 2000 passengers. The Musica Class can cater for up to 3000, while the Fantasia Class has the largest vessels with upwards of 4500 travellers. MSC’s flagship is the MSC Preziosa . This is one of the largest and newest ships and also the most innovative, with a wealth of entertainment facilities, an impressive Aurea spa area, and stunning architectural design.
If you are travelling with the kids, you can do no better than MSC Cruises. Entertainment is available for children of all ages from nine in the morning until ten at night. Teenagers can keep themselves amused with the Teen’s Club and the Teen’s Disco. Special Teen Cards also give the youngsters the freedom to make small purchases around the ship – within the parents’ limits! Other entertainment facilities for the younger ones include aqua parks, mini bowling, Nintendo Wii consoles, 4D cinemas, and a Formula 1 simulator.
There are of course plenty of activities for the adults aboard MSC Cruises. Sport lovers have lots of choice- there is an abundance of facilities, tournaments, and fitness and dance classes. The fun lovers will relish the party atmosphere on board- from poolside parties to nightclubs and an extensive list of shows. There are also cookery SuperChef competitions, judged over by the chef of one of the speciality restaurants.
MSC has a wide range of cabins to suit all budgets and requirements. Many cabins can be arranged as double or single cabins on request. Even the cheapest rooms come equipped with TVs with English TV channels, hairdryers, spacious wardrobes and bathroom products. All ships offer inside cabins, ocean view cabins, balcony cabins, and a range of suites. Every ship also offers adjoining rooms for families or cabins with the possibility of adding in an extra bed. There are also different categories of cabins for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility. In general, the largest ships of the Fantasia Class come with the largest bedrooms. The deluxe suites are luxuriously decorated and include separate living areas and large bathrooms complete with baths.
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For Cruises in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe the onboard currency is the EURO. For cruises in the Caribbean, America’s, South America and South Africa the onboard currency is US Dollars. For Ocean Voyages it is dependent on departure point of the itinerary.